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  1. Changes to government in Azerbaijan: world wrap with Matt BevanRead the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | ABC News

    In Azerbaijan, the government position of Vice President has been created, after President Aliyev called a constitutional referendum to create the position last year. CNN is reporting that last week, the President appointed the first ever VP of Azerbaijan-and has given the job to his wife.

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  2. Turkey condemns Armenian attacks against AzerbaijanRead the original story w/Photo

    46 min ago | Trend

    News selected on topics and regions - oil and gas, business, politics, IT, the South Caucasus, the Caspian Sea region, Central Asia Ranking of the Azerbaijani banking sector Turkey's Foreign Ministry has condemned the 'heavy weapon attacks that were carried out against Azerbaijan' on early Saturday, Anadolu reported "Armenia has been keeping one-fifth of the Azerbaijani territory under occupation for a quarter century," the statement said. "We invite Armenia to follow ceasefire rules and expect the heavy clash will not occur again."

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  3. BAKU: "Armenian provocation aimed at disrupting Karabakh talks"Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Groong

    Another Armenian provocation along the contact line between Azerbaijani and Armenian troops is aimed at disrupting the negotiation process over the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict's peaceful settlement, Azerbaijan's Deputy Foreign Minister Khalaf Khalafov told reporters in Baku Feb. 26. "When the international community starts to demand adoption of speedy steps to resolve the conflict, or certain agreements are reached as a result of the negotiations on the settlement of the conflict, Armenia resorts to the same methods, aggravates the situation on the front line, attacks Azerbaijani positions," he said.

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  4. BAKU: OSCE Minsk Group urges sides of Karabakh conflict to refrain from the use of forceRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Groong

    The Co-Chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group, Ambassadors Igor Popov of Russia, Stephane Visconti of France and Richard Hoagland of the United States of America, released the statement. "According to reports from the Ministries of Defense of Armenia and Azerbaijan, as well as other sources, in the early morning of February 25 there was a serious breach of cease fire on the Line of Contact, resulting in casualties.

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  5. BAKU: "Armenia will never be able to annex Azerbaijani lands"Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Groong

    ... Azerbaijani military units courageously prevented the attacks and the Armenian side was forced to retreat. Azerbaijan has casualties as a result of the battles, said the ministry. The deputy minister noted that Armenia, through such provocations ...

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  6. Azerbaijan, Armenia Report Armed Clashes in Karabakh Conflict AreaRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Groong

    FARS News Agency, Iran February 25, 2017 Saturday Azerbaijan, Armenia Report Armed Clashes in Karabakh Conflict Area TEHRAN - Authorities on both sides said that deadly clashes have broken out between Azerbaijani troops and Armenian separatists over the breakaway Karabakh region. "During the night from the 24th to the 25th of February, units of the Armenian Armed Forces attempted an attack on Azerbaijan's positions at various parts of the front line," the Azerbaijan's Defense Ministry said, Tass reported.

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  7. Armenia reports armed clash in Nagorno KarabakhRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Groong

    ... fierce clashes began. The parties to the conflict accused each other of violating the truce. On April 5, 2016, Azerbaijan's Chief of Staff Nadjmeddin Sadykov and his Armenian counterpart Yury Khachaturov met in Moscow with Russia's mediation. At the ...

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  8. Stepanakert reports 5 Azerbaijani servicemen killed on contact lineRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Groong

    ... said on Saturday. "As a result of the attempt at assault in south-eastern and eastern sectors of the contact line Azerbaijan has lost at least five servicemen killed. Five Azerbaijani tanks, four infantry combat vehicles and other special equipment ...

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  9. Azerbaijani Defense Ministry reports Armenian Armed Forces losses on contact lineRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Groong

    Russia & CIS General Newswire February 25, 2017 Saturday 10:51 PM MSK Azerbaijani Defense Ministry reports Armenian Armed Forces losses on contact line BAKU. Feb 25 The Azerbaijani military eliminated a fire position and an Armenian Armed Forces unmanned aerial vehicle, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry press service said on Saturday.

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  10. Yerevan informs Moscow, Washington, Paris about Azerbaijan's...Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Groong

    Russia & CIS General Newswire February 25, 2017 Saturday 2:09 PM MSK Yerevan informs Moscow, Washington, Paris about Azerbaijan's offensive attempt in Karabakh conflict zone YEREVAN/BAKU. Feb 25 Armenia informed Russia, the United States and France, the co-chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group on the Nagorno-Karabakh settlement, about the actions of Azerbaijan in the conflict zone on Saturday.

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  11. Fighting erupts in Nagorno-Karabakh, casualties reportedRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Groong

    Xinhua General News Service, China February 25, 2017 Saturday 11:47 AM EST Fighting erupts in Nagorno-Karabakh, casualties reported BAKU Feb. 25 A new wave of fighting broke out in the Nagorno-Karabakh region on Saturday. According to Azerbaijan's defence ministry, early morning on Feb. 25 the Armenian armed forces made an attempt to penetrate into the positions of Azerbaijani army in different directions.

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  12. Ilham Aliyev met with chairman of Al Faisal Holding and Qatari Businessmen Association in DohaRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Trend

    News selected on topics and regions - oil and gas, business, politics, IT, the South Caucasus, the Caspian Sea region, Central Asia Ranking of the Azerbaijani banking sector President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has met with Chairman of Al Faisal Holding and the Qatari Businessmen Association Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani in Doha. The importance of the Azerbaijani President`s visit to Qatar in terms of the expansion of the bilateral relations was stressed at the meeting.

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  13. President Ilham Aliyev met with President and CEO of Qatar PetroleumRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Trend

    News selected on topics and regions - oil and gas, business, politics, IT, the South Caucasus, the Caspian Sea region, Central Asia Ranking of the Azerbaijani banking sector President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has met with President and CEO of Qatar Petroleum Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi as part of his official visit to the State of Qatar. They discussed prospects for cooperation between Azerbaijan and Qatar Petroleum, and highlighted the possibility of joint involvement in a number of projects.

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  14. President Ilham Aliyev arrived in Qatar for official visitRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Trend

    News selected on topics and regions - oil and gas, business, politics, IT, the South Caucasus, the Caspian Sea region, Central Asia Ranking of the Azerbaijani banking sector President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has today arrived in the State of Qatar for an official visit. A ceremonial guard of honor was lined up for President Ilham Aliyev at Hamad International Airport in Doha, which was decorated with the national flags of Azerbaijan and Qatar.

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  15. Azerbaijan has no respect even for its soldiers' bodies – Senor HasratyanRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Groong

    Senor Hasratyan, Spokesman for the Defense Army of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic , commented on Azerbaijan-disseminated misinformation in a Facebook message. According to the Azerbaijani reports, on February 25, the Azerbaijani forces downed an Armenian drone and destroyed an Armenian weapon emplacement and, by the end of the day, allegedly shelled the frontline and adjacent territories.

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  16. Ilham Aliyev phones Turkish President Recep Tayyip ErdoganRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Trend

    News selected on topics and regions - oil and gas, business, politics, IT, the South Caucasus, the Caspian Sea region, Central Asia Ranking of the Azerbaijani banking sector The head of state congratulated President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on his birthday, and wished him robust health and success in his high state activity for the prosperity of the brotherly people of Turkey. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan thanked President Ilham Aliyev for his attention and congratulations.

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  17. Turkish envoy: Perpetrators of Khojaly genocide to be punishedRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Trend

    News selected on topics and regions - oil and gas, business, politics, IT, the South Caucasus, the Caspian Sea region, Central Asia Ranking of the Azerbaijani banking sector The perpetrators of the Khojaly genocide will be punished, Turkish Ambassador to Azerbaijan Erkan Ozoral told reporters in Baku Feb. 26. Ozoral noted that despite the fact that 25 years have passed since the Khojaly genocide, justice is not served yet. On February 25-26, 1992, the Armenian armed forces, together with the 366th infantry regiment of the former Soviet troops, stationed in Khankendi, committed an act of genocide against the population of the Azerbaijani town of Khojaly.

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  18. Videos: Armenian forces repel largest Azerbaijani attack since last April's warRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Groong

    A statement released by the Artsakh Defense Army claimed that the Azerbaijani military made two attempts to carry out attacks against Armenian paramilitary positions at around 3 a.m. and 4 a.m. in the southeastern and eastern directions of the Artsakh-Azerbaijan Line of Contact. The statement continued by claiming that several bodies of Azerbaijani soldiers are left in the neutral zone after their offensive failed.

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  19. Azerbaijan's forces destroy Armenian drone - defense ministryRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Groong

    Azerbaijan's Armed Forces destroyed an Armenian unmanned aerial vehicle , the country's defense ministry said on Saturday. "On February 25, units of Azerbaijan's Armed Forces destroyed an unmanned aerial vehicle belonging to Armenia which was trying to conduct reconnaissance overflights above position of Azerbaijan's army towards the village of Talysh , the ministry's press service said in a statement.

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  20. BAKU: MFA: Armenia attempts to seize positions in Khojavand-Fizuli directionRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Groong

    AzerNews, Azerbaijan Feb 2 6 2017 MFA: Armenia attempts to seize positions in Khojavand-Fizuli direction 26 February 2017 11:00 As stated by the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Azerbaijan on February 25 at midnight, the armed forces of Armenia made an attempt to penetrate into the positions of the armed forces of Azerbaijan with the aim of conducting large-scale provocation on the frontline and trying to seize advantageous positions in Khojavand-Fizuli direction of the front, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hikmat Hajiyev told Trend.

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